Idioms and Phrases




Idioms and Phrases :


Have ants in your pants- not be able to keep still because you are very excited or worried about something.


Having a whole of a time- to enjoy very much


Hold one’s horse- be patient


Have a big mouth- one who gossips more or tells secret


Himalayan blunder- a serious mistake


Have a one track mind- think only of one thing


Have clean hands- be guiltless


Have an egg on the face- be embarrassed


Have eyes bigger than stomach- desiring more food than one can eat


Heart missed a beat- very excited


Heart in the right place- good natured


Hit the nail on the head- done the thing correctly


Hand to mouth- Someone who's living from hand to mouth, is very poor and needs the little money they have coming in to cover their expenses


Have no truck with- If you have no truck with something or someone, you refuse to get involved with it or them


Hit the bull's-eye- If someone hits the bull's-eye, they are exactly right about something or achieve the best result possible.


Hold water- When you say that something does or does not 'hold water', it means that the point of view or argument put forward is or is not sound, strong or logical. For e.g. 'Saying we should increase our interest rates because everyone else is doing so will not hold water'


Hornets' nest- A hornets' nest is a violent situation or one with a lot of dispute. (If you create the problem, you 'stir up a hornets' nest'.)


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